Artist Talk: ariella tai

May 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A video artist, film scholar, and independent programmer from Queens, New York, ariella tai currently re-appropriates, glitches, and video processes existing media. They are one half of “the first and the last,” a fellowship, workshop, and screening series supporting and celebrating the work of black women and femmes in film, video, and new media art. They have shown work at PICA, the Black Femme Supremacy Film Fest, the Northwest Film Center, Boathouse Microcinema, Wa Na Wari, Anthology Film Archives, MOCA, and Smack Mellon.

Join artists from a range of disciplines in the galleries for lively conversations about works of art on view at the Museum and how they relate to their own practices. The talks are followed by complimentary social hour in the museum cafe.

ASL/English Interpreters and automated real time captioning will be provided for this event.

Program begins at 6 p.m. $5 members, $20 non-members, $17 seniors. Space is limited. Tickets available online or on site.

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The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to, or call 503-226-2811.

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